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2017 Agenda* 

8:30 a.m.              Continental Breakfast


8:45 a.m.              Official Welcome

 9:00 a.m.              Session 1: Shocking Comms Secrets Simcoe County Millennials Don’t Want You to Know!!
                              Presented by Georgian College Marketing and Communications Team

                              Sharon Burkhart, Erik Snow, Kristin Taylor, and Matt Heitto


 10:00 a.m.            Interactive Session 1: C3: Crisis Communications In Action
                             Presented by Cathy Clark, Manager, County of Simcoe - Emergency Management

10:45 a.m.            Morning Refreshment Break

 11:00 a.m.            Session 2 - Media Relations & Issues Management in a Social Media Age   
                             Presented by Brian Lambie, President, Redbrick Communications


 12:00 p.m.            Networking Lunch

 12:45 p.m.           Session 3: Panel - Community Engagement
                             Amanda Sutton, PresidentCatalyst Communications Choreograpy

                             Chantale Boileau, Community Librarian,  Barrie Public Library

                             Steve Wilson, Staff Sergeant , South Simcoe Police


 2:15 p.m.             Interactive Session 2:  Project Management for Communicators
                             Presented by Michèle Newton, MBA PM, PMJ Inc. and Angelina Seguin, PMP, City of Barrie


 2:45 p.m.             Afternoon Refreshment Break

 3:00 p.m.              Session 4: Social Media Culture in Canada
                             Presented by Dr. Alex Sévigny, Director, McMaster-Syracuse MCM and

                             Dave Scholz, Managing Partner, Leger 360 

 4:00 p.m.             Closing Remarks

4:15 p.m.             Conference Ends

*The Conference Organizers reserve the right to substitute the presenters, should circumstances beyond their control require it.